Armenian stone
Armenian Ar*me"ni*an, a. [Cf. F. Arm['e]nien, L. Armenias, fr. Armenia.] Of or pertaining to Armenia. [1913 Webster]

{Armenian bole}, a soft clayey earth of a bright red color found in Armenia, Tuscany, etc.

{Armenian stone}. (a) The commercial name of lapis lazuli. (b) Emery. [1913 Webster]


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  • Armenian stone — Lazuli Laz u*li, n. [F. & NL. lapis lazuli, LL. lazulus, lazurius, lazur from the same Oriental source as E. azure. See {Azure}.] (Min.) A mineral of a fine azure blue color, usually in small rounded masses. It is essentially a silicate of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Armenian — Ar*me ni*an, a. [Cf. F. Arm[ e]nien, L. Armenias, fr. Armenia.] Of or pertaining to Armenia. [1913 Webster] {Armenian bole}, a soft clayey earth of a bright red color found in Armenia, Tuscany, etc. {Armenian stone}. (a) The commercial name of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armenian bole — Armenian Ar*me ni*an, a. [Cf. F. Arm[ e]nien, L. Armenias, fr. Armenia.] Of or pertaining to Armenia. [1913 Webster] {Armenian bole}, a soft clayey earth of a bright red color found in Armenia, Tuscany, etc. {Armenian stone}. (a) The commercial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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